The coronavirus pandemic has sparked an increase of people reporting feelings of paranoia, especially in states where there is low adherence to mask mandates. Researchers report paranoia was associated with an increased acceptance of conspiracy theorie…
Subtle differences in perception during teenage years predict the development of hallucinations, delusions, and psychosis later in life.
28.4% of people who had previously attempted suicide reported complete mental health, including being free of psychological problems for up to a year and improvements in life satisfaction spanning a month or more.
Study reveals an abundance of the CRMP2 protein in people with schizophrenia. The findings could lead to a blood-based biomarker test for the mental health disorder.
Study reveals how depression can impact workers, especially when it comes to disclosing information about their disorder.
A new model of schizophrenia opens the door to a better understanding of, and therapeutic options for brain dysfunction that is at the root of psychosis.
Teens who have self-harmed five or more times in their lives have a significantly higher pain threshold than those who have never self-harmed.
The neighborhood you live in could have an impact on your brain and cardiovascular health, a new study reports.
A new theory proposes an imbalance of blood proteins involved in the immune system and in blood clotting networks leads to inflammation that contributes to the development of psychosis.
The release of neurotransmitters in the brain is impaired in people with schizophrenia who have the neurexin 1 gene mutation.
Feeling Safe is a novel, effective treatment method that significantly reduces symptoms for those with persecutory delusions and paranoia.
Over 50% of people surveyed reporting they feel uneasy about returning to in-person interactions, regardless of vaccination status, following covid lockdowns. Researchers share their thoughts on how social isolation and resocialization could impact th…
A new study reveals adults with ADHD have an increased risk of developing nervous system, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and metabolic diseases. ADHD was also associated with a slightly increased risk of Parkinson’s disease, dementia, and cardiovascular…
Light therapy activates the circadian rhythm associated Per1 gene in the lateral habenula, a brain area associated with mood regulation.
Anxiety in females intensifies when there is a specific, life-relevant condition, a new study reports.
People with bipolar disorder who also suffer PTSD following trauma, or who have a genetic predisposition to PTSD may be at greater risk for death by suicide.
Three consecutive nights of sleep loss can have a negative impact on both mental and physical health. Sleep deprivation can lead to an increase in anger, frustration, and anxiety. Additionally, those who experienced sleep loss reported a change in phys…
Trihexyphenidyl, an anticholinergic medication commonly prescribed for Parkinson’s symptoms, appears to alleviate negative memory flashbacks and nightmares experienced by those with PTSD.
Certain genes that are mutated or missing in those with schizophrenia and autism cause similar dysfunction in neural networks within the thalamus.
One dose of psilocybin, the psychoactive compound found in magic mushrooms, increases dendritic spine density within 24 hours. The neurobiological changes lasted for a month following psilocybin exposure. Additionally, mice subjected to stress showed b…